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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. ...

Posted 28 Oct 2011 20 answers

Just prescribed Androgel and have been using for a week, how long until I start seeing results?

Greetings, Last week my doctor prescribed Androgel, 1%, 5mg for me because of low testosterone. I'm a 48 year old white male, 40 pounds overweight and taking meds for high bp and high ...

Posted 12 Mar 2011 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Who has elevated cholesterol?

I had some blood work done last week. The results showed I had a slightly elevated cholesterol level. The bad one, should read less than 3.5 and mine read 3.92. I never had elevated bad cholesterol. ...

Posted 5 Mar 2012 17 answers

Where are recent sales data for Lipitor?

According to the chart description, I should be able to see Lipitor US retail sales until Q4/ 2013 when accessing http://www.drugs.com/stats/lipitor. However the chart only displays sales until Q3/ ...

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Does Welchol have any ocular side effects?

I have narrow angle glaucoma (B) eyes - (R) eye was lasered to prevent angle closure - resulted in macular edema - am worried that welchol will affect my eyes

Posted 19 days ago 1 answer

Spacing drugs?

How much time should I put between taking ExForge HCT & Zocor? I am spacing four hours apart. Is this sufficient?

Posted 23 Mar 2014 1 answer

High Cholesterol - Familial Homozygous - Anyone trying niacin therapy? Results? As I get older, what

... use to help a little no longer seems to help. Any thoughts 2 share? Daniel diet did absolutely nothing for me ... Statin drugs give me excessive joint pain

Posted 12 Mar 2014 1 answer

Side-effects, should I try going to 2.5 mg daily instead of 5mg Cialis?

... 57 year old male, on 40mg Celexa for depression, 40mg Simvastatin for high cholesterol. After going 1.5 years without a sex drive (ED) or sex with my wife, I tried 5mg Cialis this week and it ...

Posted 7 Feb 2014 1 answer

Can one stop simvastatin and reduce metoprolol, while taking gemfibrozil? Patient has low blood pr?

Patient is 80 yrs old . Had a triple bypass and an aortic valve replacement (tissue) 2 years ago. Since then, he has diet and has lost 55 pounds to 192 at 6' 2''. All of a sudden he ...

Posted 21 Jan 2014 1 answer

Took Vytorin for several years with little or no side affects, Started taking Zetia and Simvastatin?

Having stomach pains that appeared about 2-3 weeks after starting the two drugs separately. Is Zetia or Simvastatin the reason? Don't understand how I could take Vytorin for 3 years with no ...

Posted 1 Jan 2014 1 answer

How bad do chest pains have to be for me to go to a hospital?

I have high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and have had a little bit of chest and arm pain today. It comes and goes, it's not severe.

Posted 7 Nov 2013 6 answers

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